• Wednesday, October 05, 2022


Disney chairman: I’ve never been more excited about India

Disney chairman Andy Bird remains excited by India’s potential

By: Sarwar Alam

Andy Bird, chairman of Walt Disney International, said the company is not abandoning local content production in India, despite its decision last year to close Bollywood film production. Bird said India is often overshadowed by the growth of China, but prospects for the country are very bright, reported Variety. “I’ve never been more excited about India. That comes after a decade of frustration,” said Bird, speaking at the Asia Pacific Video Operators Summit (APOS) convention in Indonesia on Wednesday. He said the decision to close down Disney’s Indian film production operations last year has been misunderstood by the industry. “It…

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